Today's News

  • Winter all-conference teams: Boys basketball, girls basketball

    Following is a list of all-conference selections for the 4A Jeffco League in boys and girls basketball for the 2011-12 winter sports season:

    Luke Stratman, D’Evelyn; Matt Menard, D’Evelyn; John Christiansen, Elizabeth; Andre Lane, Evergreen; Brad Chacho, Golden; Ryan Stephan, Green Mountain; Max McCaffrey, Valor Christian; Austin Sparks, Valor Christian; Chase Foster, Valor Christian; Christian McCaffrey, Valor Christian

  • Evergreen’s 4x400 relay team caps Jeffco victory

    LAKEWOOD — Maybe for some it wouldn’t have been as enjoyable, but for Gwen Marter running a leg of Evergreen’s 4x400 relay March 15 at Jeffco Stadium was the most fun she had all day.
    Winning will do that for you.
    “It had been an average day, (but) running like that is so awesome,” Marter said after teaming with freshman Camille Morales, fellow junior Shannon Gudal and senior Maura O’Brien to run Evergreen to a meet-winning time of 4 minutes, 48.60 seconds at the 4A Jeffco League meet.

  • Evergreen catches breaks to top Bear Creek

    It would be safe to say that the bounces definitely went Evergreen’s way in this one.
    A header from Kylee Russell to teammate Ellie Petrik allowed the Evergreen forward to push ahead for the game-winning goal in the 73rd minute of a 2-1 win over Bear Creek on March 17 at Evergreen High School. It was her second goal of the game.
    “It was all thanks to my teammate Kylee Russell. She headed it perfectly over and I got on it perfectly and ended up scoring off the rebound,” Petrik said.

  • Evergreen’s patience pays off

    Patience is a virtue, and the Evergreen Cougars proved that in their season opener.
    Four walks, two hit batsmen, two sacrifices and an error, coupled with two hits, was the offense for EHS in the first two innings as it scored five runs en route to an 11-1 rout of Platte Canyon in its season opener March 17 at Evergreen High School. The game was called in the bottom of the sixth due to the 10-run mercy rule.

  • Free service handles disposal of no-longer-needed drugs

    Finding a place to properly dispose of unused medications no longer has to be a such a hassle, thanks to a free disposal drop box recently installed in the pharmacy department at the King Soopers in Bergen Park.

    The drop-box service is being funded by Evergreen Rotary as part of the statewide Colorado Medication Take Back Project, which so far has 12 locations, including nine on the Front Range and two in Summit County.

  • Tin Star owner pleads guilty to sexual-contact charge

    An Evergreen man received a deferred judgment after pleading guilty in Jefferson County District Court to the charge of unlawful sexual contact without consent, a misdemeanor.

    The charges were filed after a teenager reported alleged inappropriate sexual behavior to a counseling agency and the agency reported the charges to the police.

    The name of the teenager does not occur in the court records.

  • Keith Parker a candidate for EPRD board

    Keith Parker, 42, describes himself as a volunteer by nature, someone who enjoys meeting people and solving problems, characteristics that would make him a logical candidate for the Evergreen Park and Recreation District board.

    A resident of Evergreen for 12 years, Parker is one of three people in the running for the two, four-year board seats up for election May 8. Residents can either vote by mail if they request a mail ballot or at a polling place on Election Day.

  • Earth Day Fair grows into week-long event

    The annual Earth Day Fair is becoming the first Earth Day Week, culminating in the 23rd annual Mountain Area Earth Day Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Lake House.

    Various organizations are sponsoring events on different nights of the week from Monday, April 16, through Friday, April 21.

  • Expanded church must have no less than 60 percent open space

    Activation Ministries on Lookout Mountain, which recently won approval from the county commissioners for a controversial expansion, must devote at least 60 percent of its 10 acres to open space, no matter how much parking is required.

    If the parking and building combined would take more than 40 percent, then the church must reduce the building footprint from a maximum of 15,000 square feet to something less.

  • Canyon Courier wins eight CPA awards

    The Canyon Courier took home eight awards for photography, news, headline writing and page design in the annual 2012 Colorado Press Association Convention.

    Photo editor Matt Jonas, now on the staff at the Longmont Times-Call, won third place for story-picture combo about local taxidermist Brad Haddix of A Lasting Memory in Evergreen. He also won thirds for feature and sports photos.

    Michael Hicks, sports editor, won a second place for best sports-event story in the Canyon Courier and third places for headline writing and news page design.